Whitestone City, Oamaru

4.7
#2 of 8 in Museums in Oamaru
Set in an original grain store that was built in 1882, Whitestone City is a central heritage hub that facilitates interactive tours of the Victorian Heritage Precinct.

Fit-out in the style of a colonial town, where activities, displays, merchants and an array of people in costume provide a glimpse of what this Oamaru street would have been like in the town’s early days.
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  • My daughter and I decided to do the Grand tour in Whitestone city. This involved getting dressed up in victorian clothing and being guided around the building by Sandy who provided us with some...  more »
  • We have been meaning to go we spent about $50 family pass and one senior citizen. The girls got to dress up as the rest of us were not bothered. They loved it. Spent about an hour in there.  more »
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  • No doubt too pricey, but well worth the visit. I would love to go here more often to show my visitors but at $25 per person it ads up too quickly. Still a memorable experience with great atmosphere and presentation. Maybe I'm just stingy.
  • It's a small place that used to be a grain and seed storage room but you will fun have here if you enjoy seeing Victorian objects. It's an interactive museum so you can touch absolutely everything. They have a barber shop, a grocery shop, newspaper office, doctor's place, a carousel and the old train tracks so that you can imagine how the train got inside the place to refill it's wagons with seeds. For an extra, you can dress up in Victorian costumes and take some fun memory pics.
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